Sections
Part 1 General Provisions § 44-7-101 – § 44-7-120
Part 2 Domestic Violence Intervention § 44-7-201 – § 44-7-210
Part 3 Restorative Justice Programs § 44-7-301 – § 44-7-303

Terms Used In Montana Code > Title 44 > Chapter 7

  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Municipality: means any incorporated city or town. See Montana Code 7-2-4704
  • Person: includes a corporation or other entity as well as a natural person. See Montana Code 1-1-201
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Montana Code 1-1-202
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Montana Code 1-1-205
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.